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MLB Injury News:
Cincinnati Reds left fielder Ryan Ludwick suffered a dislocated shoulder on Opening Day, an injury that will require surgery, the
team has announced. Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports the procedure will
sideline Ludwick for three months.
Tough break for Ryan Ludwick, who undergoes shoulder surgery Wed and will be out three months. #Reds expected to call up Derrick Robinson.
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) April 2, 2013
Nightengale adds that the Reds are expected to call up
Derrick Robinson to replace Ludwick on their roster. Ludwick sustained his
injury while sliding head-first into third base during the third inning of
Monday’s season opener against the Los Angeles Angels.
Ludwick re-signed with the Reds this offseason after posting
solid numbers in his first year with Cincinnati in 2012. Last season, the
34-year-old hit .275/.346/.531 with 28 doubles and 26 home runs over 472 plate
It appears that the Reds will use Chris Heisey in place of
Ludwick, at least for the time being. They could look outside the organization
to increase their depth in his absence, or they could eventually call up top
prospect Billy Hamilton and shift Shin-Soo Choo back to a corner outfield
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The Reds will be without left fielder and clean-up hitter Ryan Ludwick for a while, as the club announced Tuesday that they will place him on the 15-day disabled list. A corresponding move will be announced prior to Wednesday's Opening Night game against the Angels.
Ludwick is slated to undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair torn cartilage in his right shoulder. The 34-year...
Breaking News - In the third inning of the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day loss to the Anaheim Angels, Ryan Ludwick had to leave the game because of a shoulder injury. Further tests revealed on Tuesday that Ludwick has torn cartilage in his right shoulder and will require surgery to repair the injury. He is scheduled to undergo the knife Wednesday.
MLB Impact - Ludwick, who has been...
Not a great start to the season for the Cincinnati Reds. Starting Left Fielder Ryan Ludwick suffered a dislocated right shoulder and torn labrum while sliding awkwardly into 3rd base during the Reds’ season-opening loss to the Angels. Ludwick will undergo surgery this week and is expected to miss a minimum of 3 months, which [...]
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Ryan Ludwick dislocated his shoulder yesterday. That is certainly a different injury than a separated shoulder. The injury is almost guaranteed to lead to a trip to the DL for Ludwick, the question is how long. I have been asked several times in the three hours since the injury was announced, so I will just address it here.
No matter how long of a trip Ludwick is expected to see...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The defending NL Central champions are hoping that their extra-long opening day loss doesn't affect their lineup well into the season.
Left fielder Ryan Ludwick dislocated his right shoulder during a 3-1, 13-inning loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday, giving them a big worry only one game into the season.
Ludwick's hand stuck in the dirt on his headfirst...
Reds outfielder Ryan Ludwick tore cartilage in his right shoulder while sliding into third base during the season opener and will need surgery, leaving the defending NL Central champions without one of their main run producers for an uncertain period.
The team didn't project how long Ludwick will be out.
Ludwick dislocated his right shoulder on a headfirst slide in the third...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Reds outfielder Ryan Ludwick is expected to miss at least three months because of a shoulder injury that required surgery.
Ludwick dislocated his right shoulder while sliding into third base in Cincinnati's opening 3-1, 13-inning loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. He had surgery on Wednesday to repair torn cartilage.
Manager Dusty Baker said Ludwick...
Reds outfielder Ryan Ludwick hurt his right shoulder while sliding into base in the third inning of their season opener against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday.
Shin-Soo Choo opened the inning with a double and advanced on a groundout. Ludwick walked with two outs. Choo scored on Jered Weaver's wild pitch, sliding home just ahead of the tag, and Ludwick continued on to third...
Reds outfielder Ryan Ludwick is expected to miss at least three months following surgery on Wednesday to repair torn cartilage in his right shoulder.
Ludwick dislocated his non-throwing shoulder while sliding into third base in Cincinnati's opening 3-1, 13-inning loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. An MRI a day later found the cartilage tear.
The Reds initially were reluctant...
Cincinnati Reds left fielder Ryan Ludwick, who dislocated his shoulder during the first game of the year on Monday, has been placed on the DL, and will miss at least 13 weeks after surgery to repair torn cartilage. He'll be replaced on the active roster by Derrick Robinson, and it's expected that Chris Heisey will get most of the reps in left field while Ludwick is hurt....
CINCINNATI Brandon Phillips wasnt wearing a pointy hat with moons and stars on it as he stood in front of a media conference before Opening Day.He should have. He proved to be quite the wizard, quite the reader of the future.The Grand Plan all spring was for Phillips to bat second in the Cincinnati Reds batting order for the entire 2013 season.Asked about it, he said prophetically...
The Reds re-vamped their lineup over the season by acquiring Shin-Soo Choo to lead off and re-signing Ryan Ludwick to clean up releasing Brandon Phillips to move into the number two slot ahead of Joey Votto. Just two games into the season that plan has been put on hold from Ludwick’s injury and it appears Phillips will once again get pulled back into the fourth slot.